Five Top Tips To Manage Home Working With Children

Very few people in the UK are completely unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As well as the unfortunate individuals who have become ill with the virus, millions of employees are facing an unprecedented level of work-related disruption. With businesses urged to put social distancing measures in place, large swathes of the workforce are now attempting to work from home. To compound the problem, the closure of schools to all but the children of key workers and the vulnerable means that thousands of parents are attempting to juggle childcare and home working at the same time. It’s tough, but with the right strategies, can be surprisingly manageable. We’ve put together five common-sense tips to keep things as manageable as possible.

How To Successfully Conduct An Employee Performance Review

The very mention of performance reviews is enough to induce groans in most employees, and who can blame them? No one likes getting negative feedback, and everyone likes hard-earned pay raises. However, there’s no reason why managers can’t make performance reviews a positive experience on both sides of the table. The overarching goal of performance reviews should always be an outcome that benefits both the staff and the larger organisation. 

How To Handle Interview Stress

Meeting new people can be nerve wracking enough, but meeting strangers who are about to assess your capability at work is even more so. While some people are unaffected by nerves, most of us suffer from them to some degree, especially in high-pressure scenarios like job interviews. Whatever your reason for needing a new job, the whole process can be stressful. Of course, it can be exciting too, but there are certain to be some concerns as you work your way through the job hunting process. The biggest of these is navigating the interview.

4 Top Tips For Setting Career Goals

Understanding how to achieve your career goals can be a daunting prospect. While there is much help and advice available, it can be very difficult to know where you’re supposed to begin. Here you’ll find four key practical tips that you can use to start determining your very own career plan. 

Why Exit Interviews Matter

Exit interviews can be an incredibly useful exercise for any business, yet not all HR departments carry them out and even fewer see any real value to them. If you fall into either of those categories then we want you to think again.

The Benefits Of Having A Workplace Wellness Programme

Employees are the driving force in all organisations. They are the definitive line between profitability and loss, and should any illness befall them, you can expect that your bottom line will drop drastically. Workplace wellness programme supporters understand that, and so they champion wellbeing through workplace fitness programmes and medical schemes. Mental health is also increasingly being adopted into workplace wellness programmes.

Top Tips On How To Choose A New Job Role

Moving jobs, or even careers, is a big change, and one that deserves serious thought whatever your stage in life. Taking the time to think about what you’re looking for in your new role will maximise the chance that your move will be successful and impactful in the long term.